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Public Health Nutritionist, Peterborough County-City Health Unit

Commencing October 2, 2006 for a 12 month period

1. Summary of duties:

Plans, implements, and evaluates specified Mandatory Health Programs and Services and other programs administered by the Board of Health.
2. Minimum qualifications and position requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree in food and human nutrition, and completion of an accredited dietetic internship program or Masters degree in community or public health nutrition.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Initiative, tact, diplomacy, and judgement.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, research, and other relevant information.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Ability to work effectively without close supervision
  • Ability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements.
  • Ability to organize workload.
  • Ability to use a computer word processing, Internet, and e-mail at a basic level.
  • Ability to learn and work with custom computer programs.
  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Access to transportation.

3. Apply in writing to:

Mrs. Lorraine Skipwith
10 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 8M1
or email:

4. Applications to be received no later than:

Monday, September 11, 2006 at 4:30 p.m.